Labour market (231 items)

Start-ups demanding HR specialists; Wage tool caused major underpayments; and more

Demand for HR specialists who understand global and emerging workplace issues is heating up, according to new research. Meanwhile, the Federal Court has found a wage tool discriminated against employees to the tune of $100 million; an employee has won only nominal damages in a long-running bullying case; and more. » more »



Just 1% of stop-bullying applications succeed; HR pros highly engaged; and more

The Fair Work Commission granted fewer than one per cent of stop-bullying applications in 2015-16, according to its annual report. Meanwhile, research shows HR professionals are far more engaged than other employees; employers are now struggling less to fill positions; and organisations are failing to properly manage travel health. » more »




New employees paid more than existing staff; Avoid the 'merit trap'; and more

Employers are back to offering higher salaries to lure new employees, new market research shows. Meanwhile, a study has found work-life balance is now the most important job factor for every generation; organisations are warned to avoid the 'merit trap'; the S-x Discrimination Minister has outlined three priorities; and more. » more »





Leader competency results "disturbing"; Drop in cost of living rank good for employers; and more

Nearly one in two managers believe their leadership skills are at best average, according to new research. Meanwhile, the drop in Australian cities' cost of living is "good news" for employers; LinkedIn has announced which employers are the most attractive; and more. » more »